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USA Today ran this article on Santanoni on Aug 25, 2013 in their travel section

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http://www.newsday.com/travel/camp-santanoni-in-the-adirondacks-reclaiming-its-gilded-age-glory-1.5883421   Good to promote our history and hesitage!  And in a national paper.  Good work!Then the article was picked up by the Hudson Valley Connisseur, “The region’s authority on refined living.”  A friend of mine from Saugerties gave me a copy of the article.

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Largest newspaper on Long Island mentions W.W. Durant.

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Thanks Mitch Edelstein for bringing this to our attention. http://www.newsday.com/travel/new-york-s-adirondacks-offer-plenty-of-fall-foliage-1.6010193

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Raquette Lake and Adirondacks in this month’s issue Smithsonian Magazine!

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It’s interesting to note that the word “vacation” comes from the fact that the wealthy during the Gilded Age period in American history left or vacated the dirt and heat of the city and headed north to the coolness of the mountains and wilderness….hence vacation!  Read all about the birthplace of the American vacation on…

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